Warm sunshine, splashing at the beach, hammocks in the shade being rocked by the warm breeze. Catching fireflies, berry picking, hikes through the woods, picnics in the park. Sun-kissed faces, muddy toes, sticky fingers. Summer brings idyllic thoughts and memories to mind. We remember summers from our childhoods through rose-colored glasses…and we want the same… Continue reading Are You Ready for Summer?
Winter is slowly melting into spring here in Central Minnesota. It’s raining instead of snowing; robins have been spotted; the backyard chickens are back to full (?) production. The grass isn’t green yet; the trees are still dormant, but the sun is feeling warm and I’ve put the winter coats away. Influenza is still being… Continue reading Preventing Lyme Disease Naturally
Decision fatigue is a real thing. Do you ever feel as if you have already made so many decisions that your can’t make another? Does this happen daily? Does it happen by lunchtime? It used to be that this didn’t happen very often because people didn’t have as many options to choose from. Today we… Continue reading 3 Ways to Reduce Decision Fatigue
Home schooling works best for our family and our highly sensitive children. I also love that we can pretty much finish all our school work in the mornings and have the rest of the day free. We use Sonlight Curriculum and I couldn’t be happier with it! I don’t have to put much time into… Continue reading Handwriting Isn’t a Subject We Home School
It’s only the first week of March, but it is Spring Break for us! Last week we finished week 24 f our home school curriculum…this means we are 2/3rds finished with the school year! We decided it was a good week to take a break. Since I will have more time this week (yeah right!?),… Continue reading Decluttering, the First Step to Spring Cleaning
I believe good health starts with good food…but sometimes our diets need a bit of an extra boost. I’ve been making this herbal vitamin recipe for years. And I’ve been very happy with the results. (Here is another similar recipe.) About a year ago I combined these two recipes into what I use today. Disclaimer:… Continue reading Herbal Multi-Vitamin
I am very happy with my capsule menu and use it every day! The beautiful thing about creating your own capsule menu is that it is YOURS…it is the recipes that are your favorites. But as I’ve shared the process of creating a capsule menu and the many ways to organize and utilize a capsule… Continue reading Chicken and Gravy